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The Democrats were ready for defeat last Tuesday, no matter what their fundraising emails said. But they weren’t prepared for the wipeout they suffered not only in the Senate, but also on the state level.
Republicans took three statehouses on… Continue reading
President Obama’s net negative rating across key battleground states was a staggering 30 points.
With numbers like that, it’s not at all surprising that the Republicans took control of the Senate tonight, especially considering the polling going into today’s contest.… Continue reading
At 6 p.m. Central Time, the ballot counting will begin in Kentucky. Recent polling has given Republican Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell a comfortable seven-to-nine point advantage over Democrat Alison Grimes. I don’t expect any surprises there – and you… Continue reading
Election night is always exciting. Even when polling has predicted the overall outcome well before November 4th arrives, there are always upsets and victories across the nation that make staying up until the bitter end worth it.
I’m sure that… Continue reading
In less than two weeks time, Americans will head to the polls and decide the hotly contested battle for the Senate. Current polling shows that it’s increasingly looking like the Republicans will control both chambers for the next two years.… Continue reading
Tuesday was a dark day for the Democrats.
In the midst of crumbling foreign policy endeavors in Ukraine, Syria and Iran and an ever-growing backlash over President Obama’s unpopular health care policy, the Democrats lost Florida’s 13th Congressional district in… Continue reading
Tuesday’s election results underscore the degree to which American politics has been stood on its head.
As columnist Ramesh Ponnuru argues in the New York Post, it is logical to expect that in more conservative Virginia Lt. Governor Ken Cuccinelli… Continue reading